Hiding Covidly

A 17-point guide to the new game of Hiding Covidly This is a historic game. You are a virus. Survive. This game requires stealth, evolution, politics, inequality and indifference. Good…

Thailand – second impressions

Climbing and jumping – beautiful tropical waters! It had been 20+ years since I travelled through Thailand with a backpack and (very) limited budget. On my first trip to South…

Barcelona, Madrid & Seville with Costa del Sol Extension – March 2020

I will be leading this Go Ahead tour with my friend Jerry Bunn (we did Ireland / Scotland last year). Fun tour – book the extension, but talk to me…

Hong Kong – Sensory Overload

New, meets old, meets busy, meets shopping, etc This ‘Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China’ is the fourth most densely populated territory on Earth. 1st is Macao…

Japan Revealed – Sakura Included

Japan tour April 2019 Make sure to check out our gallery at the bottom of the post! Everyone celebrates blossoms Spotting Cherry Blossoms in Japan during most of the year…

$10 Canadian – Empires, Resistance & Slavery

The new Canadian $10 bill has been released and it is visually impressive. It is of course plastic, see-through and has a woman’s face on one side. Canadians are accustomed…

100 Years since ‘The War to End all Wars’ …. What have we learned?

On November 11 each year, Canadians listen to John McRae’s poem: So many have died in vain In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That…

A week in London with Dad

YYC My trip to England began very well. We left our home in the Rockies and drove to the airport. Once on our Air Canada flight, we were lucky enough…

Belfast, Borders, BREXIT and a Scottish Backstop – Geo-politics on a few small islands

Much Ado About Something …. While waiting to board the ‘Stena super fast ferry’ to Scotland, two immigration officials wandered through the waiting area. Two days beforehand, we technically crossed an international…

Twomey Travel Iceland Tour

So many people in North America have been asking us for an Iceland trip! The time has come (provided space is available). It is now so easy to fly to…

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